Posts By: Green Dog

Gather Your Pet’s Hair to Help With the Oil Spill!

Here’s a super easy thing to do to help clean up the oil spill – there is a great nonprofit organization called Matter of Trust that collects human and pet hair and old nylon stockings to make “hair booms” and hair mats that do a remarkable job of soaking up oil (right at the end… Read more »

Beware of Cocoa Mulch

I covered this a few years back, but it seems lots of people are forwarding us the warnings about cocoa mulch, and I thought it was definitely worthy of a blog post. There is a mulch sold by garden stores that is made from cocoa bean shells.  It really does look good, has a lovely… Read more »

Toxic Levels of Vitamin D Found in Nutro Cat Food

Reprinted from Truthaboutpetfood.com: Don Earl of Pet Food Products Safety Alliance notified (truthaboutpetfood) this evening regarding some lab test results his (tremendous) organization received today (May 4, 2010).  The lab results found toxic levels of Vitamin D; over 1,000 times recommended by the National Research Council. “Test results are back on a sample of what… Read more »

She’s at it again! 4th nest at Green Dog

There’s a new nest, high up in the planter closest to our door. This one is cute, with 2 branches sewn together in an X. Lots of spider webs on this one – the last one was lots of lichen. Eggs laid Wed and Thurs (April 21 and 22 – Happy Earth Day!!!)

Some of Our Favorite Nutrition Resources

I wrote this up a while back for a nutrition lecture I was giving, and I thought it might be useful to post it somewhere for more people to use. These are some of our favorite resources for people to use when trying to educate themselves about their pets. – Christine Resources: Watch the documentary… Read more »

Green Dog is Moving!!

Note: This post was created several years ago – we finished our renovation and moved in on July 4th of 2010! Our last expansion in our current space was opened 2 years ago this May, and already we have outgrown it! Thanks to you, our food business has increased to the point that we’re having… Read more »